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[movies]Elephants - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Illustrates the methods of raising and training elephants as circus performers. Shows distinguishing characteristics, such as diet, and methods of eating, drinking and bathing.
Downloads: 106
[movies]Frank and his Dog - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Tells the story of how Penny, Frank's dog, feels neglected when his master is too busy to play with him. Penny chases a cat up a tree, but Frank forgives him for getting into mischief. A simple film intended for very young audiences.
Downloads: 98
[movies]Man and His Culture - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows, in the imaginative form of a 'REPORT FROM OUTER SPACE,' how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet. Considers the things most cultures have in common and the ways they change as they pass from one generation to the next.
Downloads: 89
[movies]Keeping Clean and Neat - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Children in an eighth grade learn the value of making a good appearance. Illustrates practical step-bystep routines for personal grooming and care of clothing.
Downloads: 85
[movies]Twins Are Individuals: From Infancy to Adolescence - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses animation to consider lives of two identical twins who develop completely different personalities. Comments on leveling power of American Society. In collaboration with Dr. Arnold Gesell and the Clinic of Child Development, Yale University Great footage of scientific study of identical twin girls from infancy to 13.5 years old. 11:42:01:15 Two sets of disembodied arms in lab coats place two identical twins in crib; VS blonde haired baby twins...
Downloads: 129
[movies]Centralization and Decentralization - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Depicts the problems created by the gradual transfer of decision making from local committees to centralized bodies operating at state and national levels. Suggests the need for preserving a balance between local and central authority.
Downloads: 479 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Puppetry: String Marionettes - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Accompanies a little boy as he visits a puppeteer's workshop and reveals the craftsman at work constructing one of the marionettes - carving the wooden parts, assembling the pieces, and adding the costume. Demonstrates the manipulation of marionette strings for the basic actions of walking, gesturing, nodding, and sitting. Concludes with episode from Hansel and Gretel.
Downloads: 135
[movies]Unique Contribution, The (Part I) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
How educational films contribute to teaching and learning. With many examples taken from scientific and historical films.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 2,376 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Pilgrims, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Follows the Pilgrims from England to Holland and to New England. Discusses the Mayflower compact and the hardships in the New World.
Downloads: 552 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Airport, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
FUNCTIONS OF THE MODERN AIRPORT: SERVICING OF A PASSENGER AIRLINER FROM ITS ARRIVAL UNTIL ITS NEXT TAKE-OFF, METHODS OF HANDLING TICKETS, PASSENGER FOOD SERVICE, BAGGAGE & MAIL LOADING, CHECKING PLANES IN & OUT, WEATHER PLANNING, RADIO SERVICE.
Downloads: 109
[movies]Man and His Culture - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows, in the imaginative form of a 'REPORT FROM OUTER SPACE,' how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet. Considers the things most cultures have in common and the ways they change as they pass from one generation to the next.
Downloads: 85
[movies]Care of the Skin - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DEMONSTRATES GOOD HABITS OF CLEANLINESS. SHOWS THE PROPER WAY TO WASH HANDS & FACE, TO CLEAN NAILS & TO BATHE. ANIMATED DRAWINGS DESCRIBE THE STRUCTURE OF THE SKIN & EXPLAIN WHY SOAP IS NECESSARY FOR CLEANLINESS.
Downloads: 62
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
MAN DEPOSITS CASH & CHECK IN SAVINGS ACCOUNT, RECEIVES INTEREST, BORROWS MONEY FOR HIS BUSINESS, SIGNS NOTE FOR IT, OPENS CHECKING ACCOUNT, ENTERS TRANSACTIONS IN CHECKBOOK, & GETS CHANGE FOR HIS STORE. SHOWS BANK VAULT, WORK OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK.
Downloads: 189
[movies]Learning About Leaves - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Identifies pine needles, vegetable leaves, blades of grass & many deciduous leaves. Uses animation & time-lapse photography to show photosynthesis & life cycle of leaves. Explains that leaves are essential to all life forms.
Downloads: 50
[movies]Heart Disease: Its Major Causes - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 129
[movies]Unique Contribution, The (Part II) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
How educational films contribute to teaching and learning. With many examples taken from scientific and historical films.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 1,750 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Truck Farmer, The (2nd ed.) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
POINTS OUT CHIEF TRUCK FARMING AREAS IN U.S. SHOWS ACTIVITIES ON TRUCK FARM IN RIO GRANDE DELTA, SUCH AS PLANTING, IRRIGATING, SPRAYING, HARVESTING, PACKING & SHIPPING CROPS.
Downloads: 45
[movies]Southwestern States (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
LIFE IN AREAS OF TEXAS, OKLAHOMA, NEW MEXICO & ARIZONA. TOPOGRAPHY, RAINFALL, IMPRINT OF SPANISH & INDIAN CULTURES, IRRIGATION, STOCK RAISING, MINING, AGRICULTURE.
Downloads: 91 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Cancer - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DESCRIBES THE NATURE OF CANCER & ITS DETECTION & TREATMENT.
Downloads: 151
[movies]Pioneers of the Plains - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Experiences of a pioneer family on their journey from Illinois to the Midwestern plains.
Keywords: U.S. History: Westward expansion
Downloads: 7,276 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Preface to Chemistry - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Downloads: 382 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Tuberculosis (Third Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Asking the question why so many people still get tuberculosis, the narrator answers in part, "Industrialization has spread faster than industrial health programs," some of the causes of infection are attributed to occupations, some to poverty and ignorance. Many excellent shots of different kinds of x-ray equipment in hospital and community settings.
Downloads: 72
[movies]This Vital Earth - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.

Downloads: 365 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Helicopter, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
0:24 VS airplanes taxiing down runway and up into air Camera pans airplanes parked in airport Airplane lands, then helicopter lands in front of bldg. Man looks into cargo of helicopter Helicopter lifts up, takes off Fade to bldg roof where helicopter is landing Men in uniform filling sides of helicopter with shovels full of "dirt" 2:09 Helicopter landing in clearing woods Helicopter spraying grove with cloudy "insecticide" VS/LS helicopter high up in sky 2:50 MCU helicopter landing on water MCU ...
Downloads: 147
[movies]Bus Driver, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Father and son travel by bus from New York to Pittsburgh in the days when bus travel still attracted elite passengers.
Keywords: Transportation: Bus
Downloads: 8,749 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]Passenger Train, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Contents. An account of a train journey. Passengers arrive by cabs at the station. After they purchase their tickets, they pass through the gates to the track where their train is waiting. The streamlined Diesel engine locomotive stands ready for the trip. Mr. Shroder, the engineer, checks over his controls, and his attendant in_x001F_spects the big motors. Final preparations are made for departure...
Downloads: 473
[movies]Our Community - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Illustrates the interdependence of people in a community by showing shared community functions and services.
Keywords: Social guidance; Interdependence; City planning
Downloads: 3,211 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Northwestern States - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Resources and geography of America's "breadbasket."
Keywords: Geography: U.S.: Pacific Northwest
Downloads: 1,561
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
MAN DEPOSITS CASH & CHECK IN SAVINGS ACCOUNT, RECEIVES INTEREST, BORROWS MONEY FOR HIS BUSINESS, SIGNS NOTE FOR IT, OPENS CHECKING ACCOUNT, ENTERS TRANSACTIONS IN CHECKBOOK, & GETS CHANGE FOR HIS STORE. SHOWS BANK VAULT, WORK OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK.
Downloads: 103
[movies]The Airport in the Jet Age - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Revised edition of 'THE AIRPORT.' Explores a large metropolitan jet airport, from the traffic control tower to the baggage-processing center. Shows glimpses of hundreds of people on the job.
Downloads: 305
[movies]Christmas Rhapsody, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
The story of the little fir tree which is cut down and trimmed on Christmas Eve is retold in a modern American setting, with an unusual background of Christmas carols.
Downloads: 1,358 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Jean and Her Dolls - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Jean confides to a friend that her doll is catching the measles. Jean's brother overhears the remark and paints red spots on her doll's face. In return for the trick, Jean paints a 'MEASLES, KEEP OUT' sign.
Downloads: 455 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Baby's Day at 12 Weeks, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
"In this picture the infant is followed through his domestic day from the time of his waking at six o'clock in the morning until the final breast feeding at ten o'clock at night. His dressing, bathing, feeding, daytime naps, play, and general care are presented in concrete detail along with an interpretation of the significance of his various reactions. For the most part the picture is non-technical and well suited for viewing by groups interested in the training and care of the infant." Produce...
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[movies]Alcohol and the Human Body - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Traces the course of alcohol through the body until it either oxidizes or escapes, and shows the effects of alcohol on the brain. Dramatizes the case of a problem drinker, including a treatment.
Downloads: 281
[movies]Belonging to the Group (Respect as a Human Value) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Downloads: 157 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Lost World, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows the world of dinosaurs and prehistoric monsters of a million years ago, and includes a battle between two giant creatures. Based on Conan Doyle's story. 07:31:57 MCU Tiger on the prowl 07:32:06 More tiger shots 07:32:40 London (?) 07:34:14 Prehistoric bird 07:34:39 MCU Pterodactyl with prey 07:35:57 Real dinosaur 07:36:37 Dinosaur eats - man in foreground 07:36:58 Dinosaur 07:37:03 CU Dinosaur eating 07:37:10 Another dinosaur - T Rex 07:37:13 First dinosaur 07:37:16 Tyrannosaurus Rex licks...
Downloads: 1,844 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Tippy, Our Town Dog - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows Tippy, a Terrier, who runs away and acquires a new master.
Downloads: 71
[movies]Iran: Between Two Worlds - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Iran at the time of the 1953 U.S.-backed coup d'etat.
Keywords: Iran
Downloads: 12,520 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Visit to the Waterworks, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER TAKES CLASS ON FIELD TRIP TO CITY WATERWORKS. GUIDE EXPLAINS PLANT OPERATION--STORAGE TANKS, LABORATORY WATER TESTING FOR PURITY, FILTRATION, CHEMICAL TREATMENT. PUMPS SUPPLY FIRE DEPARTMENT, STREET CLEANING, LAUNDRY.
Downloads: 436 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Play in the Snow - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
SHOWS CHILDREN ENJOYING WINTER SPORTS, MAKING A SNOWMAN, PLAYING FOX & GEESE, SLEDDING & SKIING. Scenes of snowy suburban neighborhood. Two boys and girl dress for cold weather.
Downloads: 173
[movies]Beginning to Date - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Explains how to plan and enjoy a date.
Downloads: 126
[movies]Passenger Train, The (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
A young boy travels from Chicago (?) to Lamy, New Mexico via passenger train.
Downloads: 197
[movies]American Revolution, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains strategy, movement of forces and important battles of the revolutionary war. Geographical, social and political factors which brought victory.
Downloads: 567 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Banking services and procedures in the pre-computer era.
Keywords: Economics; Occupations: Banking industry; Finance
Downloads: 2,027,349 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]English Children: Life in the City - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Typical events in the daily life of an English urban family just after World War II.
Keywords: United Kingdom
Downloads: 10,666 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Fire: What Makes it Burn - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses simple laboratory demonstrations to show what is needed to make a fire, what a flame is, how combustion takes place and how a fire can be extinguished. Stresses that fire can be dangerous and illustrates safety measures.
Downloads: 522 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Circus Day in Our Town - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
This film has amazing footage of a circus coming into a town, the townspeople helping with construction of the circus tents, the clowns preparing for their performance and the variety of circus acts and the crowds viewing them. A circus train pulling into a station. Circus carts being rolled off the train. Elephants walking down train ramps. An elephant pulling up a long wooden pole with ropes. Men pounding in stakes with mallets A machine pounding in stakes...
Downloads: 2,628 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]English Children: Life in the City - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Presents typical events in the daily life of an English urban family. Children are shown at school, at play, at home and on a holiday at a seaside town.
Downloads: 157
[movies]Teaching With Sound Films - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
Early sound film on techniques of using sound educational films in the classroom. With sound on film showing teacher showing films in classroom before students, and students participating in discussion about films. Includes excerpts from early Erpi sound films. From Educational Film Catalogue (1939): "Based upon research and experimentation, this picture depicts methods of using the sound film in the classroom...
Downloads: 605 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Man and His Culture - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows, in the imaginative form of a "report from outer space," how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet.
Keywords: Anthropology; Science fiction
Downloads: 22,059 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
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